Meaning and Origin of: Lada

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Slavic : Goddess of love and fertility

Last name origin & meaning:

  • Polish (also Łada) and Czech (Moravian) : from a pet form of the personal name Lada, a short form of Polish Władysław, Ładysław, or Czech (V)ladislav (see Laszlo).
  • Czech : topographic name from lada ‘heath’.
  • Hungarian (Láda) : metonymic occupational name for a joiner, from Hungarian láda ‘box’, from Middle High German lade ‘box’, ‘coffin’.
  • Hungarian : from Lad(a) a short form of the personal name Ladomér, a Hungarian form of Slavic Vladimir.